Metaphoric Analysis of a Shipyard Union Dispute: Theory and Method in the Cultural Analysis of Collective Action

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This book chapter discusses the metaphoric analysis of a shipyard union dispute and the theory and method in the cultural analysis of collective action. Rather than treating grievances and political opportunities, given, and exogenous to organized movement groups, cultural analysts of social movements have recently focused on cognitive and linguistic processes by which factors relevant to collective behavior are themselves interpreted collectively.

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Ignatow, Gabriel February 2009.

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  • Main Title: Metaphoric Analysis of a Shipyard Union Dispute: Theory and Method in the Cultural Analysis of Collective Action
  • Alternate Title: Figurative Speech and Cognition: Metaphoric Analysis of a Shipyard Union Dispute

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This book chapter discusses the metaphoric analysis of a shipyard union dispute and the theory and method in the cultural analysis of collective action. Rather than treating grievances and political opportunities, given, and exogenous to organized movement groups, cultural analysts of social movements have recently focused on cognitive and linguistic processes by which factors relevant to collective behavior are themselves interpreted collectively.

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This is the pre-print version used by permission of the Publishers from 'Figurative speech and cognition: metaphoric analysis of a shipyard union dispute', in Culture, Social Movements, and Protest ed. Hank Johnson (Farnham: Ashgate, 2009). Copyright 2009. The final definitive version can be found here: http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9780754674467

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  • Culture, Social Movements, and Protests, 2009, Farnham: Ashgate, pp. 157-180

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Ignatow, Gabriel. Metaphoric Analysis of a Shipyard Union Dispute: Theory and Method in the Cultural Analysis of Collective Action, chapter, February 2009; [Farnham, United Kingdom]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc78308/: accessed February 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Arts and Sciences.